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pam_stack(8) [redhat man page]

pam_stack(8)						   System Administrator's Manual					      pam_stack(8)

pam_stack - recurse into other PAM stacks SYNOPSIS
auth required /lib/security/ service=foo session optional /lib/security/ service=foo password optional /lib/security/ service=foo account optional /lib/security/ service=foo DESCRIPTION
In a nutshell, pam_stack lets you "call", from inside of the stack for a particular service, the stack defined for any another service. The intention is to allow multiple services to "include" a system-wide setup, so that when that setup needs to be changed, it need only be changed in one place. ARGUMENTS
debug turns on debugging via syslog(3). service=name tells to execute the stack defined for the service name, which will usually be another file in /etc/pam.d. EXAMPLE
/etc/pam.d/imap: auth required /lib/security/ service=system-auth auth required /lib/security/ /etc/pam.d/system-auth: auth sufficient /lib/security/ auth sufficient /lib/security/ shadow nullok auth required /lib/security/ CAVEAT
Because recursion is fully supported, there is potential to really break things by having a stack call itself either directly or via mutual recursion. BUGS
Let's hope not, but if you find any, please email the author. AUTHOR
Nalin Dahyabhai <> Red Hat Linux 2001/01/30 pam_stack(8)

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PAM_DENY(8)							 Linux-PAM Manual						       PAM_DENY(8)

pam_deny - The locking-out PAM module SYNOPSIS DESCRIPTION
This module can be used to deny access. It always indicates a failure to the application through the PAM framework. It might be suitable for using for default (the OTHER) entries. OPTIONS
This module does not recognise any options. MODULE TYPES PROVIDED
All module types (account, auth, password and session) are provided. RETURN VALUES
PAM_AUTH_ERR This is returned by the account and auth services. PAM_CRED_ERR This is returned by the setcred function. PAM_AUTHTOK_ERR This is returned by the password service. PAM_SESSION_ERR This is returned by the session service. EXAMPLES
#%PAM-1.0 # # If we don't have config entries for a service, the # OTHER entries are used. To be secure, warn and deny # access to everything. other auth required other auth required other account required other account required other password required other password required other session required other session required SEE ALSO
pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(8) AUTHOR
pam_deny was written by Andrew G. Morgan <> Linux-PAM Manual 09/19/2013 PAM_DENY(8)

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